Category Archives: State Legislation

Georgia hit by company’s failure—Taxpayers on hook for over $61 million

March 22, 2017 But wait, we are told repeatedly that the taxpayers never, ever, ever have to pay when companies go under.  It seems as if it is Economic Development projects or other businesses, the State always comes to bail them … Continue reading

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STATE LEGISLATURE TRYING TO ELIMINATE SEALED BIDS & EVADE PUBLIC SCRUTINY BY GIVING TAXPAYER MONEY TO OTHER ENTITIES TO DO WORK

March 9, 2017 Hearing on SB183 Today at 2PM The following information was sent from Catherine Bernard, a lawyer and political activist.  This information shows you how desperately we need to drain the Georgia swamp!  Dear Friends,   With a … Continue reading

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WHY DO STATE LEGISLATORS PROMOTE GAMBLING BUT CALL THE BILL “DESTINATION RESORTS”? SB 79 & HB 158

February 27, 2017 Instead of being honest, State Legislators come up with all sorts of ingenious names for bills that lead the public to believe the bills they are voting on or want us to vote on are about something … Continue reading

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NEW GA LEGISLATION HELPS THE RICH AVOID SALES TAX WHILE THINKING OF MORE WAYS TO CHARGE EVERY DAY CITIZENS MORE IN SALES TAX

February 18, 2017 Thursday, the Georgia House voted 152-14 for House Bill 125, which would give some owners of big boats and yachts a sales tax break if they get their vessels repaired or retrofitted in Georgia.  “…exemptions from state sales … Continue reading

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Legislation Update -Notice of Property Tax Increase

‘NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE PROPOSED MILLAGE RATE’ February 15, 2017 A new bill is going through the State Legislature changing the notice requirements of an increase in millage and in almost all instances a property tax increase.  This bill … Continue reading

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GDOT THREATENS BOC – MAINTAIN ROUND-A-BOUTS OR HAVE 380 MONEY WITHDRAWN

February 13, 2017 There was a lot of time spent at last Monday night’s meeting discussing the round-a-bouts (RAB) that GDOT wants to install at Hwy 16 E and Hwy 380 and Hwy 83 N and the new extension of … Continue reading

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“LANDFILL ALERT” LEGISLATION INTRODUCED IN GEORGIA HOUSE

February 18, 2016 We encourage Rep. Susan Holmes to support this “landfill alert” legislation.  It would keep sneaky Commissioners from trying to do things with a landfill without the public knowing about it.  We know how that works here in … Continue reading

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